Used by over 150 million people worldwide, contact lenses can provide users with freedom, flexibility and functionality to suit their lifestyles. There are many different types of contact lenses for different needs. Your optometrist can assist you with finding the right type of contact lenses to suit your eyes, lifestyle and individual requirements.
Contact lenses can be used as a visual correction for long-sight, short-sight, astigmatism and presbyopia. We offer many options for different prescriptions and uses such as everyday wear, playing sport and special occasions.
Daily lenses are to be worn once during waking hours, and then thrown away after use. These are a good lens for occasional wear such as for playing sports or special events.
2 weekly and monthly lenses are designed to be worn and reused each day. These lenses are kept in solutions overnight or when not in use and thrown away at the end of the wear period. These are suitable for people who are wearing contact lenses long term.
Extended wear lenses are only removed a few times a month as necessary. These are designed to be worn consistently for up to 30 days and are safe to sleep in. Extended wear lenses are ideal for people who wear contact lenses all the time instead of spectacles..
It is really important to keep up to date with contact lens aftercare appointments. This is to ensure that your eyes remain healthy, your prescription is up to date and that you have the optimum lens to meet your needs. The frequency of your aftercare appointments will be determined by your optometrist, these are usually every 6 months or less if you are a new wearer.
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